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The Morrison government has approved the groundwater management plan for the controversial Adani project, a decision that follows internal pressure from Queensland MPs to achieve sign-off before th

A 38-year-old mineworker died on Monday at Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited in Doornkop, outside Johannesburg.

She was certified dead on the scene.

The green panel said it is the duty of the government to provide complete protection to the natural resources as a trustee of the public at large

The government had also acceded to the merging of leases in Zone I and Zone II mining as defined in the Saradha mining plan released last year for the purpose of creating one common mining plan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prem Singh Yadav Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/04/2019 regarding illegal sand mining by M/s. Dijiyani Mining Corporation Pvt. Ltd., M/s. Silvrr Mist Retail Pvt. Ltd., Vikas Parmani, Rupesh Kumar Chauhan and RSI Stone World Pvt. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Goa Paryavaran Savrakshan Sangharsh Samitee Vs The Deputy Collector/SDM, Pernem & Others dated 03/04/2019 regarding illegal mining and failure to close mines after the operation in the Taluka of Pernem and other Talukas of the State of Goa. It has been alleged that the miners have made several pits with a view to excavate basalt/masonary and rubble stones. After the extraction, the excavated area is left without scientific closure which is necessary for restoration of environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Bhatpara Municipality Vs State of West Bengal dated 02/04/2019 regarding illegal sand mining in District North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, near Naihati Bandel Railway Bridge, Kanchrapara Bansberia Road Bridge at Jagatdal Meghna Ghat. The report submitted by the West Bengal State Pollution Control Board (WBSPCB) corraborates the fact that sand mining was taking place in which four boats with suction facility were being used.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudhansu Sekhar Kuanr & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 01/04/2019 regarding illegal mining in more than 29.90 acers of cashew forest land known as Kisam Jungle in Madanpur Mouza in Ghasipura Tahasil of Keounjhar District embrisied in Khata No. 754, Plot No. 2824 of that village. The applicant has stated that illegal mining is taking place without any approval document in the forest area and that during 2012 criminal prosecutions have been lodged against 5 different persons for trespassing in the forest area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "Indian Express" Authored by Vishnu Varma Titled "17-year-old's video gets Kerala talking of impact of sand mining" dated 29/03/2019 regarding unscientific mining by Centre Rare Earths Limited and Kerala Minerals and Metal Limited along the coastal area of Kollam in Kerala. A report filed by the State PCB states that the matter of coastal erosion and measures for sustainable mining are being studied by National Centre for Earth Science Studies (NCESS).

Fourteen people have been killed in a landslide at a mine in Eastern Congo, an official said on Thursday.

Another 16 were injured in the accident at the cassiterite mine.

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